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University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

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University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia. The main type of financial support available to graduate research candidates is in the form of scholarships. There are scholarships available to cover some or all the following;

  • living allowance
  • tuition fees
  • relocation allowance

Scholarships are allocated competitively based on academic merit, experience, prior learning and other relevant attainments. Priority is given to new candidates in strategic research areas. University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

Deadline for applications: 27 March 2023

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Major scholarships

The Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) scholarships and the Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship (TGRS) are awarded throughout the year to high quality international and domestic candidates. University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

If you are considering applying for a scholarship please review the college specific scholarship closing dates for each round, noting whether the round is open to domestic and/or international applications.

Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarships

Awarded competitively to students of exceptional research potential to assist with living costs while undertaking a Higher Degree by Research. Living Allowance

AUD $31,500 per annum (2023 rate). This rate is indexed annually on 1st January.

Standard Duration

PhD: 3.5 years with no extension available. It is important to be aware that the duration of the scholarship is less than the maximum length of candidature which is 4 years.

Masters: 2 years with no extension available.

Tuition Fees

International: Unless a Tuition Fee Scholarship has been awarded, international HDR candidates are charged tuition fees for the duration of their research degree. International candidates pay an annual fee, please see the tuition fee rates (per annum) for 2022 (PDF 240.1 KB).

Domestic: The RTP Fees Offset covers tuition fees for domestic candidates enrolled in a research degree for the duration of the course with no extension available. The value of an RTP Fee Offsets is equivalent to the tuition fee rates for 2020 published on the Graduate Research website.

Relocation Allowance

The RTP Allowance can assist with costs associated with relocating to Tasmania to undertake a Higher Degree by Research up to AUD $2,000.

Eligibility & Conditions of Award

For detailed information about eligibility and conditions of award please see the University;

Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship International Conditions of Award (PDF 171.7 KB)

Please Note: The RTP Scholarship does not cover costs and fees, such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee, Overseas Health Cover, and visa costs. These are the candidate’s responsibility.

For further information please see the Department of Education, Skills and Employment Research Training Program website.

Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarship (TGRS)

Tasmania Graduate Research Scholarships are available across all research disciplines at the University of Tasmania and will be awarded to applicants with demonstrated research ability.

Living Allowance

AUD $31,500 per annum (2023 rate). This rate is indexed annually on 1st January.

Standard Duration

PhD: 3.5 years with no extension available. It is important to be aware that the duration of the scholarship is less than the maximum length of candidature which is 4 years.

Masters: 2 years with no extension available.

Tuition Fees

International: Unless a Tuition Fee Scholarship has been awarded, international HDR candidates are charged tuition fees for the duration of their research degree. International candidates pay an annual fee, please see the tuition fee rates (per annum) for 2022 (PDF 240.1 KB). University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

Relocation Allowance

The TGRS provides an allowance to assist with costs associated with relocating to Tasmania to undertake a Higher Degree by Research up to AUD $2,000. University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

Eligibility & Conditions of Award

For detailed information about eligibility and conditions of award please see the University;

Please Note: The TGRS does not cover costs and fees, such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee, Overseas Health Cover, and visa costs. These are the candidate’s responsibility. University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

Key dates

If you are applying for a project with an available scholarship, please check the closing and outcome dates for each round and ensure you have submitted your completed application on time. Please allow enough time to contact the proposed supervisor and collect all relevant documentation prior to submitting. University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

Applications close at 11.59pm AEST.

Scholarship rounds 2023

College Who can apply? Application closing date Outcomes Provided
Rounds for 2023
ALL Colleges International & Domestic applicants starting in 2023 27th March 2023 6th June 2023
ALL Colleges International & Domestic applicants starting in 2024 25th September 2023 28th November 2023

Applications received after the closing date of a round will ONLY be considered (at the next available round) if a suitable applicant is not found by the round outcome date.

Please note some projects with a guaranteed scholarship may have a different closing date to those listed above.
Please check each project advertisement carefully.

Fees

International candidates

International candidates pay a flat annual fee, please see the tuition fee rates (per annum) for 2022 (PDF 152.3 KB).

The Department of Home Affairs requires evidence that applicants for a student visa have sufficient funds to complete their studies. University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

You need to consider the following expenses:

  • HDR tuition fees
  • Visa and medical (pre-departure) fees
  • General living expenses
  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
  • Return airfares

Please also review Department of Home Affairs Student Visa Living Costs and evidence of funds.

International candidates may request the University of Tasmania provide a quote for Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) as part of the application process. The standard costs for the different levels of cover are:

Course type Single cover Couples/Single Parent cover Family cover
PhD course AUD $3,733 AUD $14,068 AUD $22,186
Masters by Research AUD $2,007 AUD $7,211 AUD $11,310

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ABOUT OVERSEAS STUDENT HEALTH COVER (OSHC)

Research costs

The School/Institute you enrol through at the University of Tasmania is responsible for meeting all ‘direct research costs’ that are necessary to undertake your HDR project. This includes:

  • Access to resources or facilities at the University of Tasmania or other organisations in Australia or overseas
  • Travel to complete fieldwork, collect data, or to visit libraries or other repositories
  • Training in techniques

External Candidates: As per the HDR Admissions and Enrolment Policy, your College acknowledged that by supporting external candidates, all additional costs related to external candidature can be met by the Candidate, the research project or the academic unit of enrolment. University of Tasmania Scholarships 2023-24, Australia

Funding may be available for supplementary research that is not essential to your project, but will enhance your research experience at the University of Tasmania.

Student Services and Amenities Fee

All candidates must pay a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), which we use to improve student services. This cost is included in international tuition fees, however domestic candidates are charged separately.

How to apply

Applicants should complete an application in conjunction with their supervisory team. Please indicate on the application if you wish to be considered for a scholarship.

Future candidates should review the scholarship information above and then visit our Apply Now page for further instructions. Applications for scholarships will be reviewed and ranked on a competitive basis.

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